Frequently Asked Questions

You air ducts are just like the filter on your dryer machine - they get dirty overtime. Not only do they collect dirt, air ducts can harbor debris, dust, insects rodents, and mold. Having air ducts properly cleaned by a professional service provider does two things: rids the unit of troublesome contaminants and ensures it continues operating efficiently.
Ideally, as long as the system its maintained and has a high efficiency filter, HVAC systems and air ducts should be cleaned every 2 years, depending on the year the system was installed and the air quality of your location.
You may have seen advertisements, received a coupon in the mail, or have been approached directly by a company offering to clean your air ducts for a low, low price. Don't be fooled by $79.95 or $149.95 "Whole House Specials", which at least gets you poor work by poorly trained and unlicensed/uncertified people and at most bait and switch. However, the reality is that these services typically cost anywhere from $400 to $1000 per heating and cooling system. The size of the system being cleaned, accessibility to the system climatic region, and level of contamination all factor into pricing.
There are a variety of factors that could affect the time needed to clean a residential HVAC system, including the type of home, accessibility of the ductwork, and the number of workers on the project. A typical three or four bedroom home typically requires 2 to 3 hours for cleaning using SAI Air Duct's state-of the-art source removal techniques.